Omicron's spread has prompted world leaders to ramp up the rollout of booster shots as data suggests they provide extra protection against the variant.
The poll also shows that the emergence of the Omicron variant won't likely lead people to change their plans during the holiday season.
Compared to a two-dose track with the Pfizer vaccine, researchers found that getting a third booster reduces the chance of infection from Omicron significantly.
"Zombie cells," officially known as senescent cells, accumulate with old age and are known to contribute to arthritis and stiffened arteries.
Mayor de Blasio said we could leave COVID behind "if we truly focus on vaccination and put the tough mandates in place to make sure we turn the corner."
The agency wants doctors to more readily prescribe and inform patients about medicine that prevents HIV.
Knocking Delta out with a variant that doesn't fuel the same surges in hospitalizations could help put the world on a path to normal.
A study has found that Viagra—commonly prescribed to men with erectile dysfunction—could be a potential candidate for treating the degenerative disease.
The TV presenter announced the death of his youngest son on his talk show, and said he first noticed something was wrong because of his "interesting breathing."
Wastewater tests tend to be more accurate, as patients shed the virus into waste even when asymptomatic or when they test negative for COVID.
Three days after giving birth to a healthy infant, the woman died from kidney failure related to the illness.
You might be able to keep that holiday weight gain at bay with postbiotics and fermented drinks from R's KOSO.
Scientists are rushing to find out more about the new variant of concern, about which little is known.
Dezi Scopesi passed away after a month-long battle with severe COVID symptoms in the hospital.
All of the health care workers were fully vaccinated and most experienced no symptoms after testing positive.
A fundraiser set up to help with the 17-year-old Texas resident's medical expenses has surpassed $200,000 in donations.
Alexander & Hornung voluntarily recalled approximately 234,391 pounds of fully cooked ham and pepperoni products.
"We have about 90 to 100,000 cases a day right now in the United States, and 99.9 percent of them are the Delta variant," Walensky said.
"He created all kinds of fear, saying it could affect the entire population when it couldn't," Johnson said of Fauci.
The recommendation comes after it was suggested that COVID variants could be more likely to arise in immunocompromised populations.
"You don't want to go through this," said Nate McWilliams after leaving the hospital where he had spent 158 days.
U.S. medical professionals worry about how they will tackle the Omicron variant with so many swamped in the ongoing battle against Delta.
Some health experts recommend switching to surgical masks amid the little-known information about Omicron and its transmissibility.
Despite a rise in cases in vaccinated children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that the MMR vaccine is still the best way to prevent mumps.
While it is not yet known if the Omicron variant is responsible for South Africa's surge, some experts say that it is very possible.
The nation's top infectious disease expert said officials knew it was "just a matter of time" before Omicron hit the U.S.
Prominent Austrian anti-vaccination advocate Johann Biacsics had previously falsely claimed that chlorine dioxide products could be used to treat COVID-19.
The teenager had to try and sit up on her own, which the family said was " much more" difficult than she expected.
LA Sheriff Alex Villaneuva released a letter to the County Board of Supervisors contesting the use of Fulgent Genetics testing because of alleged ties to China.